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How to Get Google out of your computer Qs

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dirtysecret, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. dirtysecret

    dirtysecret Regular Member

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    If I want to make sure that Google can't "phone home" in any way about what I'm doing on my computer, what programs do I need to remove besides the Google toolbar?

    Do all toolbars that query google in any way need removed also (such as SEOBook toolbar) or are those requests appear to google to be coming from the servers of the toolbar owner? In that case, I wouldn't need to remove them.

    The reason I'm asking is that I want to create a bunch of new google accounts (which I will log into an use from proxy IPs) and need to make sure that the accounts don't get linked in anyway. Deleting cookies, flash cookies, LSOs, etc will all be for naught if there are any progs running on my comp that are google related and I don't know about them.

    Obviously, I don't trust that just because I delete all the google progs that show up in the "Add/Remove Programs" Control that Big G's presence is in fact gone.
     
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    NoSuchAgency Junior Member

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    Also disable flash, javascript, and java. For the toolbars, use LiveHTTPHeaders to find out whether the queries you're making are to Google or whatever.
     
  3. Entrepreneur

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    Get Firefox

    Preferences> Security> Privacy> Exceptions button under cookies and add block to google domains.

    Then download greesemonkey and add, google anonymizer, google privacy plus and google big brother (for fun!).

    Then get better privacy and set it to delete on exit.

    That will keep you pretty clean. Also disable all third party cookies. I think that's what i have going on.
     
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  4. robertodelgato

    robertodelgato Regular Member

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    Or just use that decent proxy service that switches between different countries on a regular basis, fake your referrer IDs, use multiple browsers in multiple windows, and help spoil google's database by giving them CRAP DATA! :D

     
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  5. Blackhat_Guru

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    If you find any links to Nexas phone on any website, just click on it and follow direction on the site and ask for refunds and tell them it shows picture of crap on your nexus phone.

    For the first time Google will actually reply to your email. ;-))

    Ps. It is almost impossible to excape google's spying eyes.

    No wonder China kicked Google's Ass OUT !

    Google is expected to be kicked out of India next....

    reason.... a hundred year old law prohibits search engines

    to show pornographic images on the site.

    Indian govenment has let all the search engines know that they need to comply with the law or face 3 yrs imprisonment.

    Microsoft and Yahoo have complied and installed porn filters on their search results bing.in and yahoo.in

    Google is Arrogant is refusing to comply.... we have to see what the outcome will be.

    Typically, politicians in India get bribed by multi-nationals, especially nowadays... to keep quite and have their way.... (one of which resulted in hundreds of thousands of suicide deaths in India caused by Monsanto, due to their easy money lending to buy their seeds and subsiquent hiring of thugs to extract money from poor farmers after crop failure)

    In case of pornography, things are different... politicians are NOT in control here. Will google's Ass get kicked out of India as well?

    Google is also involved in spying on foreign governments as well as US citizens in general. This may be our national interest....
     
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    mike330 Regular Member

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    How about this free FireFox plugin that blocks Google from your info?

    Code:
    http://www.googlesharing.net
     
  7. robertodelgato

    robertodelgato Regular Member

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    Oh sure, Google was blocked by China's firewall because of Google's information gathering.

    One thing you can count on is the Chinese 'government' always looking to better protect their people while expanding their access to the free flow of information.

    Uh, huh.


     
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    living in china must be hell with
    blocked sites :)
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
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  9. milian

    milian Power Member

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    they have started blocking website here in Thialand too. Lived here 3 months now but have only come across 1 blocked site so far.

    cant remember what it was
     
  10. durjoy

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    There is so many indian search engine offering pornographic content . indian politicians wont talk about it .

    Google is blessing . I feel bad about chinese people . Freedom of speech is big jokes in china.

    Bing and yahoo .. who use those shit nowadays ?? Google products are great and Google will be surviving because of their great products .

    DirtyC - use firefox plugin BetterPrivacy to delete flash cookies and clear your broswer cache and cookies manualy as well .

    inactive any plugins/tools that query to Google . e.g- seobook or google toolbar .
     
  11. durjoy

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    agree .. worlds 72% capital punishment take place in china .
     
  12. dirtysecret

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    Yeah! Gotta love disinformation campaigns.
    Unrelated to topic, but Monsanto is indeed one of the most evil corporations on the face of the planet. I recommend "Food, Inc." if you haven't seen it yet.
    LOL. They're like "fuck that shit, if anyone's gonna spy on our people it's going to be US dammit!"
    I will do this if you're certain that it matters. Do plugins usually query the resource in question (such as google, in this case) directly on your behalf, or do they usually send the request to their own server first?

    For example, take a plugin like SeoBook toolbar that shows you info from various resources across the internet. When you land on any given website, and the plugin goes out and finds the Alexa rank, the pagerank, etc how exactly is that query executed?

    Does the toolbar send a query, on your behalf, directly to the various information providers (google, alexa, seoquake, etc)?
    Or does it query the server at seobook? Which would in turn query the respective info providers, and then relay the info back to you once seobook server had it?

    I imagine what happens is the first case, not than the 2nd. But I'm also hoping I'm wrong.
     
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  13. dirtysecret

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    True, that all works. However, if you do all that and end up using a Firefox plugin like SEOBook Toolbar that queries Google data, do you reveal yourself to Google as the same person and link IPs?

    For example, I use the rankchecker tool in SEOBook Toolbar to track my domains' ranking positions. Obviously, no two seperate people would be tracking the exact same set of domains/keywords. If I do all that you mention and change my IP, but Google sees two different IPs querying them for data about the exact same domain/keyword ranking sets, doesn't that pretty much reveal me to be the same person?

    If this sounds overly paranoid I don't think so.
    You gotta work really hard to stay hidden from the Big G.
    This wouldn't be a really big deal if I was only tracking web2 sites and my own domains.

    But since I plan on making many seperate Google accounts and linking them all to my controlled web2s and domains, i think it does matter. I have to make sure they don't see that the Google accounts are all controlled by the same person. I'll be creating Google Knol sites, Google Profile sites, etc underneath each account. Each of these properties will be linking in some manner to my web2 linkwheels and owned domains.

    I'm guessing that Google likes to see lots of repeated activity from its users' accounts. That makes them look a lot less spammy than if they just created, logged into, and posted to one time only to never be used again. If I pull this off successfully, I could get some serious link juice from them. Fail to pull it off (get accounts linked in any way) and the properties will be devalued, deindexed and have backlinks' value nulled and voided.
     
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  14. dirtysecret

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    As a guy who has been banned from Adsense and Adwords, I have a right to be paranoid. The one thing I learned about Google in terms of "their ability to figure you out" is give them much respect - and then add some.

    I suppose I might be able to find out by using LiveHTTPHeaders or something of the sort, but don't think so because I think that's only when requesting a webpage that that would reveal stuff. In the case of querying google data via add-ons/toolbars, I'm guessing add-ons/toolbars use API stuff and that's not a webpage request and therefore wouldn't appear show in a tool like LiveHTTPHeaders.

    And SEO companies that do client work for them - completely forgot about that. In that case, there probably would be multiple IPs, cookie configurations, "footprints" tracking the exact same domains/keywords. All the same, I'd rather not even give them a lead to go on, ya know ;)

    Hopefully someone technically inclined will see my question and be able to shed some light on how browser add-ons/toolbars query data. Might have to start a new thread about it since that goes beyond just Google (even though that's what so many SEO toolbars are doing - querying google data).